What America did on November 4, and consecrated on January 20 should prompt us Pakistanis to look inside ourselves and ask if Pakistan would be better or worse off with a system like America.
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The Pakistani government is quickly becoming overwhelmed in an attempt to keep its house in order. Obama and Clinton should demand increased oversight, or at least transparency, as a condition for further aid to the Pakistanis.
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PESHAWAR-- Pakistan Na...
As 2007 was lurching toward a messy end in Pakistan, a documentary film suddenly caught much attention inside the country and abroad, especially among the diaspora Pakistanis.
The proud towers of Wall Street have fallen, disgorging packs of thieves and fraudsters. The mighty US suddenly exposed as the proverbial king without clothes. Uncle Sam is bankrupt.
As the anniversary of Benazir Bhutto's assassination comes and goes, some people in Pakistan have quietly concluded that getting assassinated was the best thing she ever did.
For Bhutto's many flaws, she was enormously brave. You cannot for a moment imagine that she did not know she had a target almost tattooed over her heart.
During a trip to Pakistan, Network 20/20 conducted more than 60 interviews with everyone from shop owners to militants. Here is what we heard about democracy, God and the Pakistani government.
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Eric S. Margolis
December 18, 2008
The bitter struggle over the beautiful Himalayan mountain state of Kashmir is the ...
India's patience is wearing thin. After a decade of terrorist attacks, it still lacks a well defined target for revenge or a way of preventing them.
Money, observed the witty British thinker Malcolm Muggeridge, is the homogenized form of power. No more money, no more power.
The great imperialist ...
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By Eric Margolis
October 15, 2008
Afghanistan is in a `downward spiral,' the Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of S...
In its final days in office, the White House has engineered an historic nuclear deal with India that Congress, unaware of the import, approved last week.
Michael Rovito told me that he chose to approach Sarah Palin because, "I thought to myself that I would regret passing up the opportunity to at least ask a question about her views."
If Pakistani democracy is to be strengthened and consolidated, it is important that the office of president should be different from that of governor-general as envisaged under the colonial era.
Aside from senior army generals, the wealthy elite, and a handful of fat cat politicians, the widely hated Musharraf was left with almost no support at home.
Rashid: I don't think we should rely on individuals -- this is precisely the mistake the Bush administration made with Musharraf.
The UN center in Geneva is devoted largely to humanitarian, social and economic issues -- but it's here especially in the critical human rights area that things have gone so badly wrong.
The US is kind of like a big corporation, taking over other companies -- countries -- and rebuilding them in its image. We install leaders, or CEOs, of these countries in the name of "Freedom."
Denison, Iowa---Democratic presidential hopeful and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson released a statement reacting to the assassination of Pakistan...
LAHORE, Pakistan — Sen. Joseph Biden urged Pakistani authorities to ensure that Monday's parliamentary elections are free and fair, warning that...
Counting began on Monday after an election in Pakistan which was far less violent than feared, although it could result in a parliament set on driving...
Scotland Yard investigators have concluded that Paksitani opposition leader and former prime minister Benazir Bhutto was killed by the impact of a sui...
The US State Department said Tuesday it expected Pakistan's upcoming elections to be tainted and called on all groups, including international monitor...
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